needle scratch

needle scratch

[′nēd·əl ‚skrach]
(electronics)
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"It's hard to get in line to be like, 'Woo hoo!' What we're trying to do is nudge her back to her swagger, get her back to her hungry place, and you can't do that like a needle scratch. It's got to be done kind of gently," DeConnick said.
She might break it - with her poor eyesight she might let the needle scratch the record.
Here's the statement that made my mental record needle scratch:
In the afternoons you could hear a needle scratch an old vinyl along the town's almost deserted streets.